The race is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 24 along with other shorter races.
The event will feature some new features this season.
On Friday, Feb. 23, both the Kortelopet and Prince Haakon races will finish in downtown Hayward. On Saturday. Feb. 24, the Birkebeiner skiers will line-up on the starting line at the American Birkebeiner Trailhead near Cable, Wisconsin for the first time. Skiers will traverse the Birkie Trail as they make their way toward the finish line on Hayward’s Main Street.